Delay-Tolerant Networking Security Overview

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dtnrg RG)
Authors Stephen Farrell  , Susan Symington  , Howard Weiss  , Peter Lovell 
Last updated 2009-03-08
Stream Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
plain text pdf htmlized bibtex
Stream IRTF state (None)
Consensus Boilerplate Unknown
Document shepherd No shepherd assigned
IESG IESG state Expired
Telechat date
Responsible AD (None)
Send notices to (None)

This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at


This document provides an overview of the security requirements and mechanisms considered for delay tolerant networking security. It discusses the options for protecting such networks and describes reasons why specific security mechanisms were (or were not) chosen for the relevant protocols. The entire document is informative, given its purpose is mainly to document design decisions.


Stephen Farrell (
Susan Symington (
Howard Weiss (
Peter Lovell (

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)